With an understanding of the importance of the D-Day invasion to the people of France, and to the world in helping end the tyranny of fascism and the oppression of Hitler’s Nazi regime, answer the essential question.
A relative whose father fought in Normandy commented that “history is a living story”. What are the most important factors to consider, when preserving history, so that the living story of history remains relevant to future generations?
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- 5-4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of American economic challenges in the 1920s and 1930s and world conflict in the 1940s.
- 5-4.0 Along with the rest of the world, the United States experienced a boom-and-bust period during the 1920s and 1930s. In the United States, this situation led to significant government intervention to stimulate the economy. Other countries did not f...
- 7-4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes and effects of world conflicts in the first half of the twentieth century.
- 7-4.0 The influence of both world wars and the worldwide Great Depression are still evident. To understand the effects these events had on the modern world, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
- USHC-7 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the impact of World War II on the United States and the nations subsequent role in the world.
- USHC-7.0 In defense of democracy, a government may need to confront aggression and ask its citizens for sacrifice in wars and providing foreign aid that, in turn, affects the practice of democracy at home. To make informed political decisions about whe...
Lesson Created By: Lisa Ray and Lewis Huffman